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Friday, June 20 • 8:15pm - 9:15pm
Using Sign Language with your Food Allergy Child

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Using American Sign Language with any infant or toddler has numerous benefits, but signing with one who has food allergies adds a new level of security and confidence for both the child(ren) and parents. During this presentation, participants will hear one family’s experience with using sign language with their food allergy children and learn about the benefits of using sign language with their food allergy child.


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Melissa Mastrogiovanni

Melissa is the mother of two young children, both of whom have multiple anaphylactic allergies. She received her BA in Communication Science and Disorders at the University of Florida where she learned American Sign Language (ASL). When she became a mother, she taught her children to communicate before they could talk through ASL. She has now moved to Knoxville, TN where she started Signed With Love where she teaches other families how to use ASL... Read More →


Friday June 20, 2014 8:15pm - 9:15pm
LAX A

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